Men from important families set up a new form of government
The Senate (made of Rome's important families) and Two Consuls (elected by Senate each year)
Rome was ruled by
Senate and the People of Rome
they built a new wall to protect all seven hills
Romans were Great Builders
crowded and a lively place
Well-to-do workers, all the way down to the poor
Only nobles could wear
Togas kept falling off, so most Romans wore
Wore white tunics
Wore black tunics (men)
long tunics, leather sandals, and red or blonde wigs
These people had no rights. They were property and were bought and sold.
the main marketplace and business center including shops, banks, temples, jugglers, ceremonies
a place for public speaking
here you might hear a court case or someone giving a speech
a trip to the Roman bath
an important part of ancient Roman daily life included
wealthy Romans enjoyed a midday meal and nap
ate a cold lunch at home, then took a nap or relaxed with friends
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